Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pratincoles and Coursers :: Egyptian Plover

Egyptian Plover Pluvianus aegyptius

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Crocodile-bird, Egyptian Courser, Crocodile-plover
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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C. Africa s. of the Sahara;
S. Mauritania, s. Mali, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo, Central African Republic, n. Zaire, s. Chad, Sudan, nw. Uganda, Egypt (at least formerly in the Nile River Basin), Ethiopia and Eritrea. Nw. Angola and w. Zaire.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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